IAABO BOARD 117

NH-METRO DISTRICT

BYLAWS

ARTICLE I - QUALIFICATION OF MEMBERSHIP

SECTION I Membership. - Applicants for active membership shall indicate their desire to join to the chairman of the apprentice program and shall successively pass the following requirements, as established by the executive committee and be 18 years of age or older:

A -- The applicant must attend the fall interpretation meeting conducted by Board 117.

B -- Applicant must pass the written test with a score of at least 86. Upon action of the Executive Committee, those applicants that score from 82 to 85 may take a make-up test in the spring.

C -- Applicants must pass a practical floor test with a score of at least 86 during the same basketball year.

D -- The fee for the apprentice program shall be set by the executive committee.

ARTICLE II - TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP

SECTION I Acceptance of Transfer. - In case of a member of a board changing their residence to the jurisdiction of another board they shall be accepted to full membership, and they shall be subject to the rules and regulations of that board.

SECTION II Transfer of Authority. - In the event of a change of residence of a board member, the secretary of the board of the first board shall on receiving address, notify the secretary of the board into whose jurisdiction the official is transferring of such change.

SECTION III Members Standing. - Any official who is not in good standing as a member of a chartered board of IAABO cannot be accepted as a transfer into membership of another chartered board.

 

ARTICLE III - DISCIPLINE OF MEMBERS

SECTION I Grounds for Discipline

A -- An incompetent or unethical member of this board may be suspended from regular duty upon action and approval of the executive committee. The limit of the suspension shall be one year.

B -- To continue to hold membership in this board, a member must attend a fall interpretation meeting and at least two of the additional meetings designed for rules and mechanics. Penalty for not attending the required number of meetings shall be determined by the executive committee.

C -- Dues must be remitted to the Secretary-Treasurer and be received or postmarked by February 15th if the member wishes to have their name printed in the rule book. A $15.00 late penalty will be assessed for any dues received and postmarked after that date.

 

 

ARTICLE III - DISCIPLINE OF MEMBERS (CONTINUED)

SECTION II Appeal. - Any member suspended by the board shall have the right to appeal. The appeal shall be made directly to the executive committee no later than 15 calendar days after receipt of notification of such suspension.

SECTION III Right of Hearing. - A member charged with any offense shall have the right to be heard in person or by written statement made by themselves in their own defense. Such hearing shall be held no later than 30 days from the date of appeal.

SECTION IV Discipline Notice. - When a member is suspended or expelled the executive committee shall notify all concerned that such member is no longer able to accept assignments or officiate as a member of this association. No member shall knowingly officiate with a suspended or expelled member.

 

ARTICLE IV - FEE AND DUES

SECTION I Board Fees. - All fees and dues shall be set by the executive committee. A $20.00, one time, initiation fee shall be paid by all individuals approved for membership.

SECTION II Minimum Game Fee. - Game fees shall be set by the State Executive Committee and no member shall work a game for less than that amount.

SECTION III Solicitation. - No member of this board shall solicit varsity games. Non varsity games may be solicited after notification of varsity games has been received from the State Assignor.

 

ARTICLE V - OFFICIATING PRIVILEGES

SECTION I Area Restriction. - There are no restrictions upon members as to where they may function.

SECTION II Board Jurisdiction. - If and when an official, who is a member of this board, officiates in a game played in a location not under its geographical jurisdiction, they are to be governed by the rules and regulations which govern board members in that area.

 

ARTICLE VI - TERM OF OFFICE

SECTION I Terms to be Served. - Officers of this board shall be elected for the following terms: President and Vice-President, two years; Secretary-Treasurer and Interpreter, three years. At-Large Executive Committee Members (4) shall serve a term of two years. In March, 1998 only, two At-Large members shall be elected for a term of three years and two At-Large members shall be elected for at term of two years. After 1998, persons elected as At-Large members shall serve a term of two years.

SECTION II Attendance by Members. Executive Committee members shall be required to attend all meetings called by the President. Any member who fails to attend three Committee meetings within one year (April 1-March 31) shall

ARTICLE VI - TERM OF OFFICE (CONTINUED)

SECTION II (CONTINUED)

immediately be dismissed from their position on the Committee. Dismissed members shall be replaced by an appointee upon vote of the remaining Executive Committee members. Such appointee shall serve until the next regularly scheduled business meeting of the entire Board, at which time elections shall be held to fill the available position(s) for a term of office in accordance with Section I above.

SECTION III Representatives to Board 32 Executive Committee. The President, Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer shall serve as Board 117s representatives to the Executive Committee of Board 32. In the event that circumstances prevent any of the above named officers from serving in this capacity, the President of Board 117 shall designate an alternate representative from within the membership of the Executive Committee.